• Devils Postpile Formation

    Devils Postpile

    National Monument California

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  • 37-Foot Vehicle Length Restriction on the Devils Postpile Access Road

    Devils Postpile has a limit of 37 feet for vehicles on the monument road. This may change during weather events, construction activities, vehicle congestion, or for safety reasons. Call or email for more information. More »

For Kids


Ranger Led Hikes to Devils Postpile

Fun for any age, ranger-led hikes to the Devils Postpile formation are a great way to learn about the monument. Walks are offered daily at 11:00 a.m. starting at the Ranger Station.

Story Hour at the Mammoth Lakes Library

Learn about everything from big black bears to icky insects through stories, crafts, and songs at the Mammoth Lakes Library Story Hour with a Ranger. This program is geared for ages 0-5 and their families. Check the Mammoth Lakes Public Library calendar for dates.

Junior Rangers in front of the ranger station
The Devils Postpile Junior Ranger program offers great opportunities for kids to learn about the monument.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Flames from the Rainbow Fire came dangerously close to Reds Meadow Resort, just one and a half miles from the Monument.

The 1992 Rainbow Fire, which was sparked by a lightning strike, burned 82% of Devils Postpile National Monument.